Zenith Aircaft has done away with the traditional aircraft control panel in favour of a single large flat screen in its latest design. The STOL CH750 Super Duty was introduced at AirVenture 2017 and has […]
The crash of a homebuilt floatplane in Newfoundland and Labrador last week was caused by a loose seatbelt. According to the CBC, the Transportation Safety Board has determined the unbuckled passenger seatbelt became wrapped around […]
The new owners of New Leaf Travel have changed the name to reflect the new circumstances. Flair Air bought the fledgling travel booking site June 7 and has named it Flair Airlines. “We are starting […]
Flight Date: 07/24/2017 Flight School: Calgary Flying Club Flight Instructor: Bill Bulek Comment:Congratulations on your first solo!!!
Flight Date: 06/17/2017 Flight School: Visions Flight Services Flight Instructor: Steve Morley Comment:Was great, a little nervous at first but didn’t take long to feel comfortable.
Nav Canada’s staffing issues have resulted in an unprecedented long-term closure at Vancouver International Airport. According to a NOTAM posted on Wednesday, VFR arrivals, except seaplanes and helicopters, will be banned from YVR from 6 […]
Nine aviation groups representing charters, regional and miscellaneous commercial aviation operations have written Transport Minister Marc Garneau rebutting a campaign launched by four pilots unions on fatigue. The unions launched the drive after Transport Canada […]
Opposition is mounting to the federal government’s apparent intention to sell its interests in Canada’s largest airports. The CBC reported this week that the government has quietly retained PriceWaterhouseCoopers to advise it on the sale […]
The much-publicized go-around by an Air Canada A320 at San Francisco a couple of weeks ago may have warranted the somewhat sensational coverage it got in the mainstream media. The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board […]
B.C.’s wildfire state of emergency has resulted in the cancellation of the Quesnel Skyfest, a major and growing air show in the Cariboo region of the province. The provincial government has designated the Quesnel Airport […]
A floatplane pilot with a commercial rating will represent the Queen in Canada. Former astronaut Julie Payette will become the next governor general, succeeding David Johnston. The new vice regal has a resume that reads […]
Things continue to look up for Red Bull Race pilot Pete McLeod of London, Ontario. The Red Lake native came second behind American Kirby Chambliss in a race in Budapest last weekend and improved his […]
by Graeme Peppler The father-son team of Bob and Steven Dengler are looking to become the first Canadians to circumnavigate the globe in a helicopter. They’re doing it to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary, and they’re using […]
New flight and duty day restrictions being proposed by Transport Canada are being criticized by those on both sides of the contentious issue. TC published its proposed regulations in the Canada Gazette last week. They […]